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A case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita of scalp with calvarial defect and left parietal lobe cerbral infarction

Journal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.2, No. 7)

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Page : 51-55

Keywords : Aplasia Cutis Congenita; Calvarial defect; Meningoencephalitis; Cerebral infarct; MRI;

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Aplasia Cutis Congenita of scalp with calvarial defect is a rare disorder.In large lesions with extensive calvarial defects treatment in the neonatal period is controversial.Surgical and conservative management both have attending complications.Saggitalsinus thrombosis,bleeding and meningitis have been reported during conservative approach.The baby presented here had unusual clinical course of meningoencephalitis withleft parietal lobe cerebral infarct.CSF leak and neurologic symptoms were absent and the condition was diagnosed incidentally during MRI scan.

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